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In studies on the microbiology of the digestive tract, sheep with a mixed rumen ciliate population made greater weight gains during an early period of ad libitum feeding when compared with a ciliate-free group. However over a 12-month period there was no significant difference in body weight, food...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
Great Britain. The Rowett Research Institute. Annual report of studies in animal nutrition and allied sciences. Vol. 23, 1967., 1968, pp 82 pp.
Abstract

The report of the veterinary inspector includes a graph showing how the slaughter of cattle has become more satisfactorily distributed since meat rationing was abolished.
On the 20th Dec. 1955 there were 20 registered dairies in the city, comprising about 700 cattle. For the fourth year in...

Author(s)
SEILER, H. E.
Publisher
Edinburgh: Hugh Paton & Sons Ltd.,
Citation
City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh. Annual report of the Public Health Department for the year 1955 by the Medical Officer of Health., 1956, pp 244 pp.
Abstract

There were 32 primary outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. Of these imported meat or bones caused 13 outbreaks, swill 2, imported meat wrappers 2, disease introduced from the Continent 11, and 4 unclassified. Most of the outbreaks occurred in the period August to December; only 13 outbreaks were in ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report on the Animal Health Services in Great Britain, 1956, including report of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1950., 1958, pp 112 pp.
Abstract

Membership of the Association at the end of the year was 1, 511-comprising 720 life members and 791 annual members.
The various sources of income, including grants, legacies, donations and contributions, together with a statement of accounts have been incorporated in the Report of the Board of...

Author(s)
GREIG, J. RUSSELL.
Publisher
Edinburgh: The Institute.,
Citation
Animal Diseases Research Association, Moredun Institute, Gil-merton, Edinburgh. Annual report and accounts. 1953-1954., 1954, pp 20
Abstract

The A. R. C. Field Station at Compton, the first research centre to be established under the direct control of the Council, was set up in 1938 primarily for the purpose of intensifying research into diseases of animals.
In developing the Station the policy has been to breed and rear a disease-free...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Agricultural Research Council for the year 1956-57., 1958, pp 152 pp.
Abstract

The Council has continued its efforts to achieve co-ordination between its work and the needs of agriculture. The Council in May 1957 set up a Veterinary Therapeutic Testing Board, similar in function to that of the Medical Research Council, but the response has been disappointing.
Meat production...

Publisher
London. H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Report of the Agricultural Research Council for the year 1957-58., 1959, pp 173 pp.
Abstract

On the whole the year was a good one as regards notifiable disease. There were 116 outbreaks of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE as against 184 in 1957. All were in England and Wales and of the 29 primary outbreaks 17 were thought to have been introduced from the Continent and 10 by meat imported from South...

Publisher
London: H. M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the year 1958., 1960, pp 119 pp.
Abstract

Previous reports in this series were published in 1949, for the years 1938-47 [V.B. 22, 2996] and in 1950, for the year 1948 [V.B. 22, 285.]
The number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX increased from 244 in 1949 to 407 in 1951. This increase was attributed to renewed or increased importation of contaminated ...

Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Off.,
Citation
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Report on Animal Health Services for the years 1949, 1950 and 1951, including report for 1949, 1950 and 1951 of proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts., 1953, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

The work of the Division of virus diseases was again concentrated on RINDERPEST and interesting and important results were achieved. Pigs of European origin were fully susceptible to rinderpest by inoculation or by feeding on infected meat and the disease spread readily from such pigs to...

Publisher
London: Colonial Office.,
Citation
Committee for Colonial Agricultural, Animal Health and Forestry Research 1959-1960. Fifteenth Annual Report., 1960, pp 23-160 pp.
Abstract

Outbreaks of so-called MUCOSAL DISEASE of cattle occurred on 38 farms in the south-west and on one farm in Argyll. 25% of the cattle on the farms were affected and the mortality rate was 8.5%. The infected animajs were from 9-24 months of age. P.M. findings included ulcers in all parts of the...

Publisher
Stirling: Jamieson & Mun-roe, Ltd.,
Citation
The West of Scotland Agricultural College. Report on the work of the College for the year ended 30th September 1956., 1956, pp 76 pp.

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